Six months after a hip fracture, many patients are unable to return to their activities of daily living at pre-fracture status:
49% could dress themselves–compared to 86% before the fracture
32% could… [ Get More Details ]
Vertebral fractures are associated with a 20% reduction in QALY (Quality Adjusted Life Year) in the first 12 months, and a 15% reduction in the first 2 years.
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“This 73-year-old wife and grandmother suffered her first fracture 18 years ago and has had eight additional fractures since that time. Each caused tremendous pain and required long hospital stays… [ Get More Details ]
A study that measured QALY (Quality Adjusted Life Year) reductions in people suffering from osteoporotic fractures found reductions ranging from 0.05 to 0.55 on a scale of 0 (represents death)… [ Get More Details ]